Cuban Missile Crisis Photos
San Cristobal medium-range ballistic missile site
VFP-62's First Mission on October 23, 1962
Note men on the ground
All Photos contributed by Larry Plourde, PH2
Updated January 27, 2013
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Hawk Surface to Air Defense batteries & Machine Gun Defenses at Key West, Florida
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Miami News (Oct. 19, 1962)--The day VFP-62 sent a detachment to NAS Key West
Webmaster's Note: Larry Plourde was assigned to VX-1 in NAS Key West when the Cuban Missile Crisis broke-out. He eventually went to photo school and rose to photomate second-class in VFP-62.
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